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Hometown Headlines Archives for 2020-01

Hometown Headlines 01/31/20

THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF BUFFALO IS EXPECTED TO FILE FOR BANKRUPTCY ANY DAY NOW.

 

THE STARPOINT SCHOOL BOARD THURSDAY CAME OUT AS FORMALLY OPPOSED TO THE BEAR RIDGE SOLAR PROJECT.

 

TWO PETS PERISHED IN YESTERDAY MORNING’S HOUSE FIRE ON CORINTHIA STREET.

 

THREE ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY ROADWAYS THURSDAY.

 

BUFFALO POLICE HAVE RELEASED NEW INFORMATION ON WEDNESDAY’S DOUBLE SHOOTING.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY, BOTH HAMBURG AND CHEEKTOWAGA HAVE NAMED NEW POLICE CHIEFS.

 

NATE McMURRAY HAS EARNED THE ENDORSEMENT OF THE ERIE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE FOR THE “NY-27” RACE.

 

SO FAR, NO CASES OF THE “CORONAVIRUS” IN NEW YORK, BUT THE FLU CONTINUES TO SPREAD.

 

AND, THE SABRES COULDN’T GET ‘ER DONE AGAINST THE HABS LAST NIGHT – THEY LOST TO MONTREAL 3-1


Hometown Headlines 01/30/20

THE BUFFALO NEWS WAS SOLD YESTERDAY ALONG WITH ALL OF WARREN BUFFETT’S PUBLICATIONS.

 

LOCK CITY FIREFIGHTERS WERE ON THE SCENE OF A STRUCTURE FIRE THIS MORNING AT 32 CORINTHIA STREET.

 

IN BUFFALO, FIRE INVESTIGATORS SAY ARSON WAS THE CAUSE OF A BLAZE AT A FUTURE COMMUNITY CENTER.

 

BUFFALO P.D. IS LOOKING FOR THE PERSON WHO “PULLED THE TRIGGER” IN A DOUBLE SHOOTING LAST EVENING.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS RAPE SUSPECT WAS RELEASED FROM CUSTODY YESTERDAY AFTER HIS VICTIM DIED OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

TWO ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND SIX ARRESTS ON AREA POLICE REPORTS.

 

ERIE COUNTY HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THEY’RE READY IF THE “CORONAVIRUS” SURFACES THERE.

 

NFL COMMISSIONER ROGER GOODELL SAYS HE’D LIKE TO SEE A DECISION SOON ON WHERE THE BILLS WILL PLAY.

 

AND, THE SABRES WILL BE OUT TO “BOUNCE BACK” WHEN THEY HOST MONTREAL TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 01/29/20

AFTER SIX YEARS AT THE HELM OF KALEIDA HEALTH, CEO JODY LOMEO SAID HE WILL STEP DOWN AT THE END OF THIS YEAR.

 

CAZENOVIA RECOVERY SYSTEM IS SEEKING A HEARING WITH THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT ZONING BOARD.

 

IN BUFFALO, FIRE INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO A BLAZE AT A FUTURE COMMUNITY CENTER.

 

THE CRIMINAL CASE AGAINST PENDLETON HIGHWAY BOSS JEFF STOWELL WAS ONCE AGAIN POSTPONED ON TUESDAY.

 

THREE LOCKPORT RESIDENTS WERE CHARGED LAST WEEK WITH STEALING A RENTAL VEHICLE IN BUFFALO.

 

FIFTEEN ARRESTS ON AREA POLICE REPORTS FOR VARIOUS MOTOR VEHICLE VIOLATIONS.

 

THE CONSERVATIVE PARTY WILL NOT BE ENDORSING CHRIS JACOBS FOR THE “NY-27” CONGRESSIONAL SEAT.

 

THE CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY VILLAGE OF FREDONIA IS ABOUT TO GET SOME TIME IN THE NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT.

 

AND, THE SABRES ARE OFF TO A ROUGH START ON A FIVE-GAME HOME STAND AFTER LOSING TO OTTAWA TUESDAY NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 01/28/20

FORMER LPD OFFICER-IN-TRAINING MARK WALLACE HAS FILED LAWSUITS AGAINST THE CITY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY.

 

LPD OFFICERS WERE CALLED TO PASSAIC AND CORINTHIA MONDAY MORNING TO ASSIST AN UNRESPONSIVE WOMAN.

 

THREE ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY - TWO OF THEM IN LOCKPORT.

 

ERIE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING INTO A PEDESTRIAN BEING STRUCK BY A TRACTOR TRAILER AT MAIN & TRANSIT.

 

BUFFALO P.D. HAS MADE AN ARREST IN THE QUEEN CITY’S SIXTH HOMICIDE OF 2020.

 

FOUR PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED MONDAY AFTER A BANK ROBBERY AT AN M&T BRANCH IN BUFFALO.

 

IN ROCHESTER, A SUSPECT IS DUE IN COURT TODAY FOR THE SUNDAY STABBING OF A POLICE OFFICER.

 

A NUMBER OF PUBLIC HEARINGS ON THE FUTURE OF THE BUFFALO SKYWAY WILL HAPPEN TODAY AND TOMORROW.

 

AND, THE SABRES HOST OTTAWA TONIGHT IN THE FIRST OF FIVE STRAIGHT HOME GAMES.


Hometown Headlines 01/27/20

STATE SENATOR CHRIS JACOBS IS THE GOP’S CHOICE TO RUN FOR THE “NY-27” CONGRESSIONAL SEAT.

 

BUFFALO P.D. IS INVESTIGATING A DOUBLE HOMICIDE FROM FRIDAY NIGHT IN THE BLACK ROCK NEIGHBORHOOD.

 

ALSO IN THE QUEEN CITY, A YOUNG MAN WAS SHOT SATURDAY EVENING ON THE CITY’S UPPER WEST SIDE.

 

A FRIDAY MORNING FIRE ON THE EAST SIDE PROVED FATAL FOR AN ELDERLY BUFFALO MAN.

 

THREE ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS SUNDAY.

 

IN ROCHESTER, A SUSPECT IS IN CUSTODY IN THE SUNDAY STABBING OF A POLICE OFFICER.

 

THE ROCHESTER PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA PICKED UP A GRAMMY AT LAST NIGHT’S AWARDS.

 

THE CITY OF BUFFALO MAY HAVE TO FORK OVER A $4.5M SETTLEMENT TO A MAN WHO FLED FROM POLICE IN 2012.

 

AND, THE NHL AND THE SABRES ARE RETURNING TO REGULAR SEASON PLAY AFTER THE ALL-STAR BREAK.


Hometown Headlines 01/24/20

CAMERON COLLINS – SON OF DISGRACED EX-CONGRESSMAN CHRIS COLLINS – RECEIVED PROBATION YESTERDAY.

 

A FORMER ERIE COUNTY DEPUTY WAS SENTENCED TO COMMUNITY SERVICE AFTER HE INJURED A BILLS FAN IN 2017.

 

CLOSING ARGUMENTS ARE SET FOR TODAY IN THE BUFFALO DOUBLE MURDER TRIAL OF KENYATTA AUSTIN.

 

A DIOCESAN PRIEST IS FIGHTING BACK AGAINST HIS ACCUSER WITH A DEFAMATION LAWSUIT.

 

FOUR ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY – THREE OF THEM IN LOCKPORT.

 

AN AMHERST WOMAN HAS DIED OF INJURIES SUFFERED WHEN SHE WAS HIT BY A CAR SUNDAY NIGHT.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY D-A CAROLINE WOJTASZEK IS INVESTIGATING A POLITICAL ROBOCALL.

 

MORE FINANCIAL WOES HAVE SURFACED FOR THE ROCHESTER CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT.

 

AND, THE FLU CONTINUES TO SPREAD ACROSS NEW YORK WITH 13,000 CONFIRMED CASES LAST WEEK.


Hometown Headlines 01/23/20

NORTH TONAWANDA HIGH SCHOOL IS MOURNING THE DEATH OF MICHAEL MARRA – KILLED IN A TUESDAY NIGHT CAR CRASH.

 

A FORMER LEWISTON POLICE OFFICER IS ON PROBATION FOR A YEAR FOR SECRETLY VIDEOTAPING A WOMAN.

 

SEVEN ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS ACROSS NIAGARA COUNTY.

 

TWO ACCIDENTS ON ROUTE 31 IN CAMBRIA AND A FIRE IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT REPORTED WEDNESDAY.

 

CAMERON COLLINS – SON OF CHRIS COLLINS – GOES BEFORE A FEDERAL JUDGE IN NEW YORK TODAY.

 

THE BUFFALO NEWS WILL INTERVIEW REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES FOR THE “NY-27” CONGRESSIONAL SEAT THIS WEEKEND.

 

ALBANY LAWMAKERS WILL BEGIN WORKING TODAY ON A DEAL TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA FOR RECREATIONAL USE.

 

THE BREAK-UP OF THE CELLINO & BARNES LAW FIRE IS MOVING INTO HIGH GEAR.

 

AND, AFTER A NUMBER OF DELAYS, DEMOLITION BEGINS TODAY AT BUFFALO’S SHORELINE APARTMENTS.


Hometown Headlines 01/22/20

ONE PERSON IS DEAD AFTER A CAR SWERVED OFF NIAGARA FALLS BOULEVARD AND STRUCK A POLE IN WHEATFIELD LAST NIGHT.

 

FIVE OTHER ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY.

 

A TOTAL OF 30 NEW CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED IN THE INFAMOUS LEWISTON “PARTY HOUSE” CASE.

 

A SWEET HOME HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR MAKING A SOCIAL MEDIA THREAT AGAINST THE SCHOOL.

 

DOZENS OF RESIDENTS TURNED OUT FOR THE LOCKPORT PLANNING BOARD’S PUBLIC MEETING LAST NIGHT.

 

ERIE COUNTY COMPTROLLER STEFAN MYCHAJLIW HAS TOSSED HIS HAT INTO THE RING FOR “NY-27.”

 

IN ALBANY TUESDAY, THE GOVERNOR REVEALED HIS FISCAL PLAN FOR 2020 AND DEALING WITH HIS $6B DEFICIT.

 

A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT HAS DISMISSED THREE CRIMINAL COUNTS AGAINST FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER SHELDON SILVER.

 

AND, A NEW POLL SHOWS MORE NEW YORKERS ARE COMING OUT AGAINST CUOMO’S BAIL REFORM LAW.


Hometown Headlines 01/21/20

NIAGARA FALLS FIREFIGHTERS WERE ON THE SCENE OF A WORKING STRUCTURE FIRE THIS MORNING.

 

THREE ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY.

 

ANGELIQUE HOUSTON HAS BEEN ID’D AS THE WOMAN WHO WAS INJURIED WHEN HIT BY A CAR ON SHERIDAN DRIVE SUNDAY.

 

TONAWANDA TRAFFIC OFFICIALS ARE WORKING TO MAKE THE BOULEVARD SAFER FOR DRIVERS AND PEDESTRIANS.

 

THE LOCKPORT PLANNING BOARD IS HOLDING A PUBLIC HEARING TODAY ON THE CITY’S RESERVE AREAS.

 

IN ALBANY, THE GOVERNOR REVEALS HIS FISCAL PLAN FOR 2020 AND HOW HE PLANS TO DEAL WITH HIS $6B DEFICIT.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN ARMED ROBBERY LAST NIGHT WHERE A STORE OWNER WAS SHOT.

 

GAS PRICES IN WESTERN NEW YORK CONTINUE THEIR SLOW TREND DOWNWARD.

 

AND, A LOCAL ARMY VETERAN HAS MADE ANOTHER SUBSTANTIAL DONATION TO THE NIAGARA S-P-C-A.


Hometown Headlines 01/20/20

ONE PERSON IS DEAD AND THREE FIREFIGHTERS HURT AFTER A TRIO OF FIRES IN THE FALLS AND BUFFALO.

 

A WOMAN IS BEING TREATED FOR SERIOUS INJURIES AFTER SHE WAS STRUCK DOWN ON SHERIDAN DRIVE LAST NIGHT.

 

SIX ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON ICY NIAGARA COUNTY ROADWAYS OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

A BUFFALO DRUG-DEALER HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO TEN YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON ON TRAFFICKING CHARGES.

 

A FALLS MAN WAS BUSTED FOR AGGRAVATED D-W-I AFTER CRASHING INTO A POLE IN WILSON LAST WEEK.

 

AS CHRIS COLLINS GETS READY FOR PRISON TIME, TWO OF HIS CO-CONSPIRATORS WILL BE SENTENCED THIS WEEK.

 

CHANGES TO THE STATE’S CONTROVERSIAL “BAIL REFORM” LEGISLATION ARE BOGGED DOWN IN ALBANY.

 

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY IS HOSTING A NUMBER OF EVENTS TO COMMEMORATE MARTIN LUTHER KING JUNIOR DAY.

 

AND, THE SABRES LOST TO NASHVILLE SATURDAY AS THE NHL GOES INTO IT’S WEEK-LONG WINTER BREAK.


Hometown Headlines 01/17/20

FORMER CONGRESSMAN CHRIS COLLINS IS IN NEW YORK CITY TODAY FOR SENTENCING ON INSIDER TRADING CHARGES.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY DEMOCRATS ARE PROPOSING CHANGES TO THE COUNTY’S HIRING PRACTICES.

 

A “GREEN LIGHT FIGHT” IN STATE SUPREME COURT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO FEBRUARY 6TH.

 

SERVICES WILL BE HELD THIS WEEKEND FOR TWO BUFFALO BUSINESSMEN KILLED IN A HELICOPTER CRASH LAST WEEK.

 

ONE ACCIDENT IN NORTH TONAWANDA THURSDAY AND FIVE ARRESTS ON AREA POLICE REPORTS.

 

GENERAL MOTORS IS MAKING ANOTHER MULTI-MILLION-DOLLAR INVESTMENT IN IT’S TONAWANDA ENGINE PLANT.

 

THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT REPORTS THAT MORE KIDS ARE GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL.

 

FLU CASES IN NEW YORK ARE RISING, BUT HOSPITALIZATIONS FROM THE VIRUS ARE DOWN.

 

AND, THE SABRES EARNED A HARD-FOUGHT THIRD STRAIGHT WIN AS THEY STOPPED THE STARS 4-1 IN DALLAS LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 01/16/20

THE GRAND LARCENY CASE AGAINST THE PENDLETON HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT MAY GO TO A GRAND JURY.

 

FORMER CONGRESSMAN CHRIS COLLINS FINDS OUT TOMORROW HOW MUCH (IF ANY) JAIL TIME HE WILL FACE.

 

NIAGARA FALLS POLICE SAY THE CHRISTMAS EVE DEATH OF A POPULAR RESTAURANT OWNER IS A HOMICIDE.

 

IN BUFFALO, CLARENCE BRYANT HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH KILLING HIS FORMER GIRLFRIEND.

 

ONE ACCIDENT REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND FIVE ARRESTS ON AREA POLICE REPORTS.

 

THE FLU IS FORCING BUFFALO’S OISHEI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL TO ALTER ITS VISITATION POLICY.

 

MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT DAVID BELLAVIA APPEARED BEFORE A PACKED HOUSE IN LOCKPORT LAST NIGHT.

 

LOCKPORT’S WIDEWATERS DRIVE-IN HAS A NEW OWNER WHO IS PLANNING A SPRINGTIME OPENING.

 

AND, THE SABRES GO FOR THREE-WINS-A-ROW WHEN THEY SKATE AGAINST THE STARS IN DALLAS TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 01/15/20

EASTERN NIAGARA HOSPITAL HAS LOCKED DOWN FUNDING FOR IT’S $9.8M-DOLLAR E-R PROJECT.

 

THE DIOCESE OF BUFFALO HAS ANNOUNCED A $10M-DOLLAR GOAL FOR IT’S 2020 CATHOLIC CHARITIES CAMPAIGN.

 

ONE ACCIDENT REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY ON MILITARY ROAD IN LEWISTON.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN WILL SPEND UP TO 3 YEARS BEHIND BARS FOR ASSAULTING A MAN WITH A GARBAGE TOTE.

 

TWO MEN HAVE PLEADED NOT GUILTY IN A SALAMANCA HOMICIDE THAT LEFT A MAN DEAD.

 

GENESEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING INTO A SERIES OF CAR THEFTS IN PRIVATE DRIVEWAYS AND PARKING LOTS.

 

IN ROCHESTER, A POLICE OFFICER WAS ONE OF TWO PEOPLE INJURED IN A CITY CRASH LAST NIGHT.

 

MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT DAVID BELLAVIA WILL APPEAR AT LOCKPORT’S PALACE THEATRE TONIGHT AT 7.

 

AND, THE SABRES MADE IT TWO-WINS-A-ROW WITH A 4-2 VICTORY OVER VEGAS ON HOME ICE LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 01/14/20

A POLICE CHASE ENDED IN GENESEE COUNTY YESTERDAY WITH ONE PERSON DEAD AND TWO INJURED.

 

IN THE SOUTHERN TIER, TWO PEOPLE HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER AFTER A BODY WAS FOUND IN SALAMANCA.

 

THREE ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY AND A FIRE THAT ATTRACTED THREE FIRE COMPANIES.

 

FIVE ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS, INCLUDING TWO FOR D-W-I.

 

STATE PROSECUTORS ARE CALLING FOR EX-CONGRESSMAN COLLINS TO SPEND AT LEAST FIVE YEARS IN PRISON.

 

IN BUFFALO, MORE TESTIMONY TODAY IN THE DOUBLE MURDER TRIAL OF KENYATTA AUSTIN.

 

HEALTH OFFICIALS IN ERIE COUNTY ARE STEPPING UP CALLS FOR FLU SHOTS AFTER A HAMBURG BOY DIED LAST WEEK.

 

WEGMANS STORES HAVE ISSUED A RE-CALL INVOLVING A BREADED CHICKEN PRODUCT.

 

AND, THE SABRES GO FOR TWO-WINS-A-ROW WHEN THEY HOST THE VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 1/13/20

DAMAGE FROM HIGH WINDS WAS WIDESPREAD ACROSS WESTERN NEW YORK OVER THE WEEKEND

 

A BURNED BODY WAS FOUND SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE SCENE OF A VEHICLE FIRE IN NIAGARA FALLS

 

A CHEEKTOWAGA MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR SHOOTING A BUFFALO MAN SUNDAY MORNING

 

A NIAGARA FALLS CAB DRIVER DEFENDED HIMSELF IN AN ARMED HOLDUP SATURDAY NIGHT 

 

THE NTSB WILL SOON FILE ITS PRELIMINARY REPORT ON A HELICOPTER CRASH THAT TOOK THE LIVES OF TWO LOCAL MEN

 

SEVERAL GROUPS WILL BE COMING TOGETHER IN ALBANY TODAY TO SUPPORT THE BAN OF FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS

 

AND, THE SABRES BEAT THE RED WINGS ON SUNDAY, 5 TO 1


Hometown Headlines 01/10/20

A ‘WET WEEKEND’ IS IN STORE FOR WESTERN NEW YORK WITH A FLOOD WATCH ALREADY POSTED.

 

WELL-KNOWN BUFFALO BUSINESSMAN MARK CROCE WAS KILLED IN A PENNSYLVANIA HELICOPTER CRASH LAST NIGHT.

 

A MIDDLEPORT MAN FACES FELONY D-W-I CHARGES AFTER HIS VEHICLE PLOWED INTO A NEWFANE HOME LATE WEDNESDAY.

 

TWO ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA FALLS THURSDAY AND THREE ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS IN LOCKPORT.

 

A TOWN OF HARTLAND COUPLE - CHARGED WITH CHILD SEX ABUSE - HAVE A MONTH TO CONSIDER A PLEA OFFER.

 

IN BUFFALO, TESTIMONY RESUMES MONDAY IN THE DOUBLE MURDER TRIAL OF KENYATTA AUSTIN.

 

STATE ASSEMBLYMAN BRIAN KOLB HAS PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO DRUNK DRIVING CHARGES.

 

NEW YORKERS ARE FEELING THE FULL IMPACT OF FLU SEASON AS NEW CASES CONTINUE TO INCREASE.

 

AND, THE SABRES GOT SMOKED IN ST LOUIS LAST NIGHT AS THE BLUES BEAT THEM 5-1.


Hometown Headlines 01/09/20

IN BUFFALO, A 23-YEAR-OLD MAN IS ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS GIRLFRIEND’S 2-YEAR-OLD SON.

 

FIRE INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO A BLAZE IN BUFFALO’S VACANT SHORELINE APARTMENTS YESTERDAY.

 

AFTER 42 YEARS, STEREO ADVANTAGE HAS CLOSED, BUT IT’S PARENT COMPANY CONTINUES TO THRIVE.

 

FIVE ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS WEDNESDAY.

 

A TOWN OF LOCKPORT MAN CHARGED WITH CHILD SEX ABUSE HAS BEEN COMMITTED TO A PSYCH CENTER.

 

STATE REPUBLICANS WERE CRITICAL OF GOVERNOR CUOMO’S “STATE OF THE STATE” ADDRESS YESTERDAY.

 

FRIENDS OF EX-CONGRESSMAN CHRIS COLLINS RALLIED TO HIS SUPPORT WITH LETTERS TO HIS SENTENCING JUDGE.

 

IN ROCHESTER, AN 81-YEAR-OLD MAN IS FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE AFTER HE WAS STRUCK BY A VEHICLE LAST NIGHT.

 

AND, THE SABRES RETURN TO ACTION AGAINST THE STANLEY CUP CHAMPION BLUES IN ST LOUIS TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 01/08/20

A CAMBRIA MAN WAS STRUCK AND KILLED BY A GARBAGE TRUCK IN FRONT OF HIS HOME TUESDAY.

 

FOUR VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES RESPONDED TO A STRUCTURE FIRE IN LEWISTON YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

THREE ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY AND TEN ARRESTS ON AREA POLICE REPORTS.

 

THE NIAGARA COUNTY LEGISLATURE ELECTED ITS FIRST FEMALE CHAIRPERSON LAST NIGHT.

 

THE U.S. PROBATION OFFICE HAS MADE ITS SENTENCING RECOMMENDATION FOR EX-CONGRESSMAN CHRIS COLLINS.

 

THERE’S NEW INFORMATION ON THE D-W-I ARREST OF FORMER ASSEMBLY MINORITY LEADER BRIAN KOLB.

 

THE GOVERNOR WILL LAY OUT HIS 2020 AGENDA AT HIS “STATE OF THE STATE” ADDRESS THIS AFTERNOON.

 

LOCKPORT’S HISTORIC PALACE THEATRE HAS RECEIVED A $100,000 GRANT FROM THE JOHN OISHEI FOUNDATION.

 

AND, THE SABRES ARE BACK IN ACTION AGAINST THE STANLEY CUP CHAMPS IN ST LOUIS TOM’R NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 01/07/20

MORE GUNFIRE ON BUFFALO’S EAST SIDE MONDAY SENT A MAN TO ECMC – JUST ONE DAY AFTER A FATAL SHOOTING.

 

BUFFALO’S APOSTOLIC ADMINISTRATOR EXPECTS A DECISION SOON ON WHETHER THE DIOCESE WILL FILE BANKRUPTCY.

 

THE ERIE COUNTY D-A’S OFFICE SAYS IT WILL NOT BE FILING CHARGES AGAINST FATHER JEFFREY NOWAK.

 

ONE ACCIDENT IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY REPORTED AT AKRON AND ROOSEVELT IN LOCKPORT.

 

AFTER A FLOOD OF COMPLAINTS FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT, THE GOVERNOR SAYS HE WILL AMEND THE NEW BAIL REFORM LAW.

 

THE HALLS OF THE STATE CAPITOL ARE BUZZING AS LAWMAKERS RETURN TO ALBANY TOM’R FOR THE 2020 SESSION.

 

G-O-P ASSEMBLYMAN WILLIAM BARCLAY IS EXPECTED TO BE NAMED MINORITY LEADER TO REPLACE BRIAN KOLB.

 

WEGMAN’S SHOPPERS WON’T SEE PLASTIC BAGS ANYMORE AFTER JANUARY 27TH.

 

AND, THE SABRES COME OFF A 4-DAY BREAK TO PLAY THE BLUES IN ST LOUIS THURSDAY NIGHT.


WLVL Announces New Programming Lineup for 2020

 

WLVL is excited to announce that we have expanded our programming lineup for 2020!

 

Beginning Monday January 6th, WLVL is pleased to welcome Glenn Beck to the WNY airwaves for the first time ever.

"The Glenn Beck Program" can be heard weekdays 3p - 6p on 1340 AM, 105.3 FM, or streaming live at wlvl.com

 

Our new weekday lineup is as follows:

 

1a - 5a: Fox Sports Radio

5a - 6a: First Light

6a - 9a: Lockport's Early Morning News with Paul Oates and Hank Nevins

9a - 10a: Tradio with Paul Oates

10a - 11a: Ask The Pro

11a - 12p: DJV Show

12p - 1p: Niagara Noon News Hour

1p - 3p: Dave Ramsey Show

3p - 6p: The Glenn Beck Program

6p - 9p: Mark Levin

9p - 11p: Ben Shapiro

11p - 1a: Clark Howard

 

More great things to come in 2020.  All of us at WLVL would like to thank our loyal listeners and advertisers for their continued support!


Hometown Headlines 01/06/20

A LOCKPORT WOMAN WAS AIRLIFTED TO ECMC AFTER SHE WAS STRUCK BY TWO CARS ON ROBINSON ROAD LAST EVENING.

 

THREE OTHER ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS SUNDAY.

 

AFTER YEARS OF SQUABBLING – IN AND OUT OF COURT – CELLINO & BARNES ARE FINALLY SPLITTING.

 

IN COURT ACTION, A FALLS TEEN IS FACING 16 YEARS IN PRISON FOR 18 FELONIES AND 4 MISDEMEANORS.

 

A JANUARY 14TH COURT DATE HAS BEEN SET FOR PENDLETON HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT JEFFREY STOWELL.

 

LPD CAPTAIN DOUGLAS HAAK JR WILL MONITOR THE LOCKPORT SCHOOL DISTRICT’S FACIAL RECOGNITION SECURITY SYSTEM.

 

IN BUFFALO, A 19-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS SHOT AND KILLED ON THE EAST SIDE EARLY SUNDAY.

 

A YOUNG MAN DROWNED IN ORLEANS COUNTY FRIDAY WHILE FLY FISHING WITH HIS GRANDFATHER.

 

AND, THE BILLS ALLOWED THE TEXANS TO RALLY FOR A 3-POINT OT WIN IN SATURDAY’S WILD CARD GAME AT HOUSTON.


Hometown Headlines 01/03/20

THE LOCKPORT CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BEGAN USING ITS FACIAL RECOGNITION SYSTEM THURSDAY.

 

IN ALBION, STUDENTS WILL SEE AN INCREADED POLICE PRESENCE ON CAMPUS TODAY AFTER SOCIAL MEDIA THREATS.

 

THREE ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS YESTERDAY.

 

BUFFALO POLICE HAVE ARRESTED TWO WOMEN WHO ADMIT TO STARTING A WEST SIDE HOUSE FIRE NEW YEARS DAY.

 

A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR WILL LOOK INTO THE D-W-I ARREST OF STATE ASSEMBLY MINORITY LEADER BRIAN KOLB.

 

A STATE TROOPER WAS ARRESTED NEW YEARS EVE FOR A CRASH LAST JULY THAT INJURED FIVE PEOPLE.

 

DEPUTIES IN ONTARIO COUNTY ARE INVESTIGATING A HOMICIDE IN CANANDAIGUA LAST NIGHT.

 

THE LEGAL BATTLE OVER A SPECIAL ELECTION IN THE “NY-27” DISTRICT HAS GONE TO STATE SUPREME COURT.

 

AND, THE SABRES SNAPPED A 4-GAME LOSING STREAK WITH A 3-2 OT WIN AGAINST EDMONTON LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 01/02/20

THOMAS WAGNER OF HARTLAND DIED MONDAY NIGHT IN A 2-CAR HEAD-ON CRASH ON SEAMAN ROAD.

 

IN BUFFALO, INVESTIGATORS SAY A MOLOTOV COCKTAIL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR A NEW YEARS DAY BLAZE.

 

A PAIR OF BUFFALO POLICE OFFICERS ARE RECOVERING AFTER THEY WERE INJURED IN A ROLLOVER CRASH YESTERDAY.

 

STATE ASSEMBLY MINORITY LEADER BRIAN KOLB WAS ARRESTED NEW YEAR’S EVE FOR DRUNK DRIVING.

 

TWO ACCIDENTS AND A GORGE RESCUE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY NEW YEARS DAY.

 

SEVEN ARRESTS RECORDED ON AREA POLICE REPORTS OVER THE PAST WEEK.

 

FIRE INVESTIGATORS IN ROCHESTER ARE LOOKING INTO THE CAUSE OF A BLAZE IN A TIRE STORE NEW YEARS DAY.

 

MAYOR ROMAN IN LOCKPORT AND MAYOR RESTAINO IN NIAGARA FALLS TOOK THEIR OATHS OF OFFICE YESTERDAY.

 

AND, THE SABRES HOPE TO BOUNCE BACK TONIGHT FROM AN EMBARRASSING LOSS TO THE LIGHTNING NEW YEARS EVE.


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